Don Jazzie was a well-known singer, lyricist and producer. He is currently president of Mavins Record Label. Don Jazzy started playing drums and guitar at the age of four, demonstrating his love for music. He represents Samsung and Loya Milk as brand ambassadors.
|Celebrated Name:||Don Jazzie|
|Real name/full name:||Michael Collins Ajereh|
|Age:||39 years old|
|Date of birth:||November 26, 1982|
|Sexual Orientation:||Straight away|
|Dating / Girlfriend
|Profession:||Nigerian record producer, singer, songwriter and entrepreneur|
|Net worth in 2023:||$15 million|
Don Jazzy Biography
Don Jazzie, whose real name is Michael Collins Ajereh was born in Lagos state and raised by his family in Ajegunle. Jazzy completed his education at Federal Government College in Lagos before taking business management courses at Ambrose Alli University in Edo State.
Don Jazzy’s age, height, weight
Don Jazzie was born on November 26, 1982, making him 39 years old in 2023. He is 1.82 meters tall and weighs 80 kilograms.
It is interesting to note that Don Jazzy worked as a security guard at McDonald’s before his first job. His continued interest in music is due to his connections with Solek and D’Banj. Emeka Infiniti taught Don Jazzy all production techniques at the O-Town record label.
Don Jazzy teamed up with D’Banj to produce the albums “No Long Thing” and “Rundown/Funk You Up” for Mo’ Hits Records in 2005 and 2006 respectively.
Jazzy worked on the creation of “The Entertainer” and Wande Coal in 2008, one of the best Nigerian albums ever. In addition to Jay-Z, D’Banj, D’Prince, Sauce Kid, Kween, Dr. SID and Ikechukwu he also provided the vocals for them.
Jazzy was hired by Kanye West in 2011 to work as a producer on Very Good Beatz. Jazzy appeared in the 2012 Nollywood movie The Last 3 Digits. Due to several disagreements, Jazzy and D’Banj ended their relationship in 2012.
Later Jazzy proclaimed Mavin Records as his new record company and released an album of songs under the same name. I am a Grandma Ga, MAVIN, Amarachi, YOLO, Forever, Take Banana, etc. Jazzy produced songs by Nigerian social activists in 2014.
In 2013, there was an altercation between Jazzy and Wande Coal that led to the artist leaving after two days. At The Headies Awards in 2015, Olamide and Jazzy got into a fight over the award for ‘Next Rated’.
Recognition & Achievements
Don Jazzie won the Producer of the Year award at the Nigerian Music Awards 2006. Jazzy won the Music Producer of the Year award at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards 2007. Thanks to Over The Moon, he won Producer of the Year from The Headies in 2011. He received the 2012 Producer of the Year award from The Headies for Dorobucci. He received the “special award” designation at the 2015 City People Entertainment Award.
Don Jazzy’s Net Worth in 2023
Don Jazzy’s projected net worth as of 2023 is over $15 million. Jazzy has amassed this wealth by collaborating on multiple endorsement deals and making countless records. He is one of the well-known multi-award winning producers.
One of the richest and most well-known music producers in Nigeria, Don Jazzy has built a phenomenal reputation in the African music scene. He is currently listed as the 36th most influential celebrity in Africa by Forbes. He participated in the Samsung Built for Africa lineup that included an Afro-Pop home theater.